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The AAA Awards
- Uniting the Amiga Community -

In association with Amiga, Cloanto and Amiga - St. Louis
The AAA Awards is an award program rewarding efforts to strengthen the Amiga computer and its user community.

Frequently Asked Questions

Feel free to use the online form below to ask us about anything. You may also have a look at the terminology used at the AAA Awards pages.

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  1. Q: Are you earning anything yourself? I.e. are all the money you get going to the ones winning the awards?
    A: Our goal is of course not to make a profit. We're glad if we can finance the diplomas, etc. by means of contribution. When and if we receive enough contributions, a sum of money will be added for the winners.

  2. Q: How much do the winners get?
    A: In terms of money, nothing yet. What they do get, is a fine hand-written diploma, and a very honorable recognition that they have accomplished something grand: The winner of the AAA Award International also receives a custom-made crystal glass Boing ball, with his/her/their name engraved on a plaque. Still, we hope to be able to add some money with time. It is all up to Amiga companies, user groups, etc. Please check our Contributions homepage for more information

  3. Q: There is any chance to know the candidates for the International awards?
    A: While we're accepting suggestions, we will not reveal any suggested candidates. When suggestion time is over some time in January each year, a jury will look into the suggestions, and nominate three final contestants. These will be published on the AAA Awards Homepage, for public voting. After a month or so, the results will be compiled, and kept secret until the presentations at Amiga shows world-wide. After the presentations, all suggestions will be made public. Please suggest your own candidate today!

  4. Q: Do you consider all suggested candidates equal ? Or is there a bonus if you're a "celebrity" ?
    A: All candidates are equal. To quote the AAA Award Rules:
    §5  When selecting the final nominees, all juries world-wide have
    only one guideline:
    "The awards should go to he/she/that/those which/who has/have done
    the greatest achievement in contributing to the upkeeping of AMIGA®
    values during the past year."
    No other factors (financial, religious, personal or others) must 
    influence the decisions.
    Of course, chances are that if you have done very much for the Amiga and its community, people know who you are. But simply being a "celebrity" is not, and shall never be, a merit on its own.

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